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On a windy day in 1984, German athlete Uwe Hohn’s javelin throw was almost too big to be contained in the stadium. In fact, at 104.80m, it was only 20cm shorter than the pitch at the new Wembley stadium. This scarily huge throw prompted the IAAF to redesign the javelin to purposefully underperform. The record books were restarted, and Hohn’s colossal throw will stand as an eternal world record.
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